Wine Stewards Blog

Quarantine Happy Hour

Posted on April 14th, 2020

The majority of our population is participating in some level of quarantine or another, and that means Happy Hour can be daily!  Enjoy some spring Happy Hour drinks in the comfort of your own backyard, kitchen or couch! We’ve found some great recipes that will add a spring to your social distancing or your next Girls Night Out via Zoom!
Strawberry Peach White Wine Slushies

1 bottle of white wine
2+ cups of frozen peach and/or mango slices… read more “Quarantine Happy Hour”

Wine Stewards Blog | April 14th, 2020

How do you build a what now?  A charcuterie board is a platter that is filled with cured meats, cheeses, veggies, crackers, nuts, olives, and so much more!  It is an appetizer of sorts that people can munch on while enjoying a nice glass of wine while the rest of the meal is in its final stages.  But not just any wine goes with just any charcuterie board.  Choose your favorite wine and create accordingly!
Standards for all Charcuterie Board read more “Holiday Party Preparations: Building a Charcuterie Board to Pair with Specific Wines”

Wine Stewards Blog | November 19th, 2019

IT’S Back!!! Reasor’s Buy 6, Save 10% on wine! Just in time for holiday gatherings, dinners, late night gift wrapping sessions by yourself, the in-laws coming to your house, last minute or surprise holiday guests……you gotta be stocked up and ready!  You can mix or match any 750 ml. bottle of wine and when you buy 6 or more, you’ll save 10% at the register!  Whether you’re in the mood for a Rose’, but need a red for dinner, pick… read more “Get Stocked UP on Wine for the Holidays with Reasor’s Pick 6 and SAVE!”

Wine Stewards Blog | October 1st, 2019

Rosé Your Way

Posted on March 5th, 2019

Many have come to think of Rosé as an everyday wine.  Some believe that this beautiful pink wine comes from mixing white wine and red wine, but that is highly frowned upon in the wine community.  In reality, all wines start off being juiced and are clear. It’s the grape skins that give wines their color.  Rosé is made with red grapes, and the skins are only left in with the wine for 2-3 days or until the color the… read more “Rosé Your Way”

Wine Stewards Blog | March 5th, 2019

Wines for a Romantic Evening

Posted on January 22nd, 2019

When Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of the week, it’s just easier to eat at home.  Picture it now, candles, a well-cooked steak or lobster tail, chocolates……all that’s missing is the wine.  But how do you know which wine is best?  According to our most important critics, our customers, these are the top 10 wine picks of each varietal.
La Marca Prosecco
This bubbly and delicate sparkling wine has aromas of fresh citrus, honey and white flowers.  It tastes… read more “Wines for a Romantic Evening”

Wine Stewards Blog | January 22nd, 2019

Your host will love Ugly Sweater Wine….. Red Blend or White Blend they are both delish!   The White Blend contains aromas of stone fruit with overtones of green melon.  The palate is alive and fresh with flavors of pear.
The Red Blend has aromas of plum, berry, and bright & tart cherries.  The palate is bursting with rich , layered fruit & hints of spice.
Don’t forget the Ugly Sweater Cookie Kit! Have fun making Ugly Sweater Cookies while sipping… read more “Bring the ULTIMATE Host Gift to the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party”

Wine Stewards Blog | December 4th, 2018

On November 15th Reasor’s will celebrate the first wine of the harvest with the #1 Beaujolais Nouveau in America!
Beaujolais Nouveau is a French tradition that celebrates the first wine of a new vintage. This fresh and fruity wine is bottled only a few weeks after harvest and is meant to be enjoyed immediately upon release.The tradition of Nouveau began when the winemakers and growers of the Beaujolais region celebrated the end of harvest with a young wine read more “Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Available on November 15th”

Wine Stewards Blog | November 13th, 2018

A bottle of wine can be the perfect gift for any occasion.  A good price point is 20.00…….. even for the wine snobs!!
Since we are in Oklahoma, keeping it local or with Oklahoma connections is always fun.  There are several wine makers in Oregon with Oklahoma ties, so having a fun story behind the wine maker can make the gift even that much more.
For example,  Van Duzer Vineyards is in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Also known as… read more “The Gift Giving Season is Approaching! What is the best wine to gift?”

Wine Stewards Blog | November 5th, 2018

Wine Myths

Posted on October 3rd, 2018

Boxed wine is cheap.
Boxed wine is portable, durable and cheap, (not all boxed wine is cheap) which is why so many turn their noses up at it.  But any costs that are saved come from shipping and packaging, not from cuts made to the quality of the wine itself.  Benefits of boxed wine….. Extended freshness.  The airtight bags used in boxed wines keep oxygen sealed out, allowing wine to stay fresh up to six weeks after opening.
All read more “Wine Myths”

Wine Stewards Blog | October 3rd, 2018

The shape of any wine glass effects the taste of the wine.  Your tongue can distinguish five distinct tastes and your nose can differentiate between 10,000 different smells.  The speed and concentration that the aroma of wine is delivered to the nose and the way the wine spread on the tongue dramatically affects the drinker’s enjoyment.  It is not a myth, it is pure science.
A couple of good tips……are to buy glasses that you can afford to break. And… read more “Which is more important, the wine or the wine glass you drink it from?”

Wine Stewards Blog | August 9th, 2018